Welcome to Current World Archaeology, the magazine that studies archaeology round the world.
CWA was founded in 2003 as a sister magazine to Current Archaeology which, since 1967, has been reporting on the latest discoveries in British archaeology.
But CWA does not just look at the latest discoveries: it also travels the globe, looking at great monuments around the world, explaining how they came to be the sites - and sights - we see today.
Caitlin McCall, Editor
7 game-changing finds that captured the archaeological imagination.
Today (May 9) is Howard Carter’s birthday, so we thought we would share some of our favourite facts about the discoverer of Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Seven things you might not know about the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
Before 1812, Petra was one of the ancient world’s ‘lost cities’: it was known from historical references, but the site had not been located on the ground.
The remains – remarkably unprepossessing amid the spectacular ruins of classical Rome all around – comprise postholes, wall-slots, and drainage gullies, defining three small structures.
Basic questions about New Kingdom Egypt – about town layout, building techniques, urban economy, arts and crafts, everyday life, and much else – can be answered at Tell el-Amarna.
Machu Picchu symbolises the extent, technical skill, and productivity of the Inca Empire in its heyday.
A snapshot of the Australopithecus afarensis, otherwise known as ‘Lucy’.